China http://publicradiotulsa.org en Veteran Energy Expert James Clad on "The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/veteran-energy-expert-james-clad-world-politics-changing-energy-landscape <p>On this installment of ST, we offer a discussion of how oil, coal, and other energy sources are influencing today's international geo-politics. Our guest is James Clad, a diversely experienced foreign-affairs and oil-policy expert who consults for various energy and investment firms worldwide. Clad is a senior adviser at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) in Arlington, Virginia, as well as an advisor to IHS Jane's and Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA). From 2002 to 2010, Clad served as U.S. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:50:48 +0000 Rich Fisher 60901 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Veteran Energy Expert James Clad on "The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape" A Conversation with David Shambaugh of George Washington University, Author of "China Goes Global" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/conversation-david-shambaugh-george-washington-university-author-china-goes-global <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we're talking about the rise of China with David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. Professor Shambaugh is a well-known authority on contemporary China and international relations within Asia, and his latest book is "China Goes Global: The Partial Power," which Foreign Affairs has called a "masterful survey." He gave an address to the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations last week, and he stopped by our Public Radio Tulsa studios while he was in town. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:51:35 +0000 Rich Fisher 53456 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Conversation with David Shambaugh of George Washington University, Author of "China Goes Global" "Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Administration" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/foreign-policy-challenges-new-administration <p>On this installment of ST, we welcome Dr. Elizabeth Colton, who's still pursuing an active, long-running, and wide-ranging career in diplomacy, journalism, foreign-relations scholarship, and U.S. and international politics and education. Such work has taken her to more than 100 countries; she's taught and/or delivered lectures on six different continents. Last night, Dr. Colton addressed to the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations on the topic of "Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Administration" --- which will be, of course, in this case a second Obama Administration. Dr. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 19:19:26 +0000 Rich Fisher 29530 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Administration" "When America First Met China" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/when-america-first-met-china <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Eric Jay Dolin, the bestselling author and award-winning popular historian whose previous books include "Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America" and "Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America." Dolin's new book, which he discusses with us today, is "When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail." On this Election Day, after so much stump-speech rhetoric concerning (among several other topics) "getting tough on China," we are taking the long view, so to speak, on thi Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:14:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 29078 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "When America First Met China" "Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/stories-front-lines-chinas-great-urban-migration-encore-presentation <p>On this edition of on our program, we revisit a show that first aired back in March, when we spoke by phone with Michelle Dammon Loyalka, a freelance journalist and editor. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:39:42 +0000 Rich Fisher 21344 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration" (Encore presentation.) A Chat with Lisa See, Author of "Dreams of Joy" and Other Bestselling Novels http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/chat-lisa-see-author-dreams-joy-and-other-bestselling-novels <p>On this edition of ST, we listen back to a show that first aired in March, when we spoke by phone with Lisa See, the bestselling author of &quot;Shanghai Girls,&quot; &quot;Peony in Love,&quot; &quot;Snow Flower and the Secret Fan,&quot; &quot;Dragon Bones,&quot; and other novels, as well as an acclaimed memoir, &quot;On Gold Mountain.&quot; See&#39;s latest book, now in paperback, is a novel called &quot;Dreams of Joy&quot; --- this is the book that she tells us about on today&#39;s program. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:33:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 20131 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Chat with Lisa See, Author of "Dreams of Joy" and Other Bestselling Novels "Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/stories-front-lines-chinas-great-urban-migration <p>Today on our program we speak by phone with Michelle Dammon Loyalka, a freelance journalist and editor, who&#39;s just put out a new book (from the University of California Press) called &quot;Eating Bitterness: Stories from the Front Lines of China&#39;s Great Urban Migration.&quot; Praised in Publishers Weekly as &quot;a thorough and insightful examination of the gritty, arduous side of the Chinese economic miracle,&quot; this book profiles eight different migrant peasants in contemporary China --- an impossibly vast and rapidly changing country where, each year, some 200 million such mig Thu, 29 Mar 2012 23:25:36 +0000 Rich Fisher 15846 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration"